Table 3

Hospital administrators’ mean perceptions of CR (± standard deviation), by job title or position
Item Executive (n=84, 43.1%) Non-executive (n=111, 56.9%) Total N=195
1. Your perceptions of the importance of CR for patients’ outpatient care 4.52±0.57 4.77±0.46 4.66±0.53††
2. Your perceptions of the role of CR programs in reducing patient re-admissions 4.34±0.59 4.57±0.53 4.47±0.57†
3. Your institution’s perceptions of the importance of CR for patients’ outpatient care 4.22±0.68 4.15±0.80 4.18±0.73
4. Your perceptions of the value of serving patients with other vascular conditions within CR programs 3.94±0.85 4.26±0.71 4.12±0.79†
5. Your perceptions of the role of CR access in reducing patient length of stay 3.95±0.84 4.14±0.84 4.06±0.85

Note: Items were scored on a scale from 1 ‘Not even considered’ to 5 ‘Extremely Important’.

††p=.001, †p<.01.

Grace et al.

Grace et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:120   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-120

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